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landfall in canada and blamed for one death there. as fox's jennifer davis reports, people in cape cod are breathing a sigh of relief. >> cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was gone. and now folks say it's time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. >> billed as a lion, earl came to new england as more of a lamb, weakening to a tropical storm and allowing 3-month-old nathan kendall to sleep peacefully through the night. >> it was okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either heading out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bridesmaid dresses this happy couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and gorgeous. the breeze is excellent. couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> were you worried yesterday? >> very. >> but, hey, there is nothing you can do. you just go with the cards dealt to you. >> bride, groom and wedding party ride off on blue water to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers see things pick b
and to celebrate the memories living on and jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: in the shadow of the pentagon, under bright and sunny skies, they joined 200 families to remember a day 9 years ago from the world as we knew it was forever changed. >> on a day like, this the calm september morning was shattered by the worst act of terrorism in the nation's history. >> reporter: the president laid a wreath in memory. he didn't mention the controversies swirling around the plan or the florida pastor who had planned to burn the q'uran, he did appeal to the nation to honor the memory of those killed on september 11th by valuing diversity and tolerance. >> we are not and never will be at war with islam and that was not a religion that attacked us, it was al qaeda. >> reporter: they search for the bench inscribed with the name of the loved one and that is where the personal and private remembrances take place. >> when i come here, i feel happy because i realize that people are coming here and remembering. >> reporter: rebecca was a teenager when her father who worked inside the pentagon was killed on
, steven tyler and jennifer lopez. more than 100 contestants made the cut from the thousands who originally tried out there. two from our area. sherri ly was in jersey city with more on. that. >> reporter: i'm courtney, 19 years old and i will be singing vivala vida by coldplay. >> reporter: she hopes this "american idol" audition will be different. she tried out twice before. >> the second time i forgot the words. >> reporter: she's never made it this far and going before the idol judges in jersey city and trying to get to hollywood. >> reporter: i know i just need a couple of minutes. >> reporter: her knees shook anxiously waiting for her turn to perform. a family friend is nervous for her, too. >> music is her life. we're excited about this opportunity. this is going to change her whole world. >> reporter: courtney has more than 20,000 followers on her youtube chapel. "american idol" has 20 million. >> and the contestants said they grew up watching the show. >> reporter: with steven tyler and jennifer lopez added to the mix, this year's contestants are not sure what to expect. >> i have
with the overseas deployment of their moms and dads in the military. as fox 5's jennifer davis explains, a one of a kind keepsake that helps these kids get through some very tough days. >> where's daddy? he's over here somewhere. >> reporter: 3-year-old hanna really misses her daddy right now. he's been iraq almost a year. >> she's a real trooper. you know, she knows her daddy is doing something really important. it's been a challenge. who you talking to? >> daddy. >> you talking to daddy? >> reporter: she talks to her dad on pretend and real phones, but her mom was looking for something else to fill the void. when she heard volunteers with operation kid comfort make quilts for military children complete with their parent's photo stitched on it, she thought that sounded perfect. >> i thought a blanket would be a like to be like this is a way of daddy hugging you and knowing she's been with him before and he'll be back again kind of thing i think is what comforts her. >> reporter: kathy jung knows how comforting these quilts can be. she got one for her son nathan when his dad was in afghanistan
. fox 5's jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: president obama introduces the nation to his long time friend, harvard professor elizabeth warren. he says she'll be a fierce advocate for all americans, especially the middle class as she sets up a new agency to look out for consumers in their dealings with financial institutions. >> the consumer financial protection bureau will be a watchdog for the american consumer. >> reporter: critics object to the fact that warren is being appointed as a presidential adviser which bypasses the senate confirmation process. others say like this administration, she's too tough on business. >> never before has federal policy been so hostile to small business. on the very businesses that we count on to help grow us out of recessions. >> reporter: the other big washington debate, what to do about tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year. >> i am urging the leaders of the other party to stop holding middle class tax cuts hostage and extend this relief to families immediately. >> reporter: but as newly released figures show consumer confidence un
. >> jennifer lopez and steven tyler will share the table. what do the newcomers have to say? your all-access pass for idol coming up. >>> pang to cross off the holiday shopping list we have the tips you need to do it hassle-free. the must-have toys of the year. you don't want to miss this one next. . four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >>> blockbuster wants the king of rental videos market could file for bankruptcy protection tomorrow. according to the wall street journal the company would close nearly 2,000 stores. the goal, wipe out nearly $900 million in debt. the move would help blockbuster complete its restructuring plan. >>> it is time
for the big storm. jennifer davis is live in cape cod, massachusetts, tonight. it looks a little windy. what's it like where you are? >> reporter: hi, there. you know, it's quite lovely, i have to say, right now. there is a breeze, not too strong. it's not raining yet. but we do believe earl is on his way. there is a lot of big questions here. those hurricane-force winds did not actually come on land in outer banks. are they going to do it here? that's the big question. it's unclear. this storm could skirt the coast and go past us or a small deviation could bring it on land. they're telling folks be careful and alert. if it comes up this way it could be a category 1. hard to tell at this point. >> what about evacuation at this point? is that, you know, something they're considering, have any but ordered already? >> reporter: no. not really. there is a quaint, beautiful town about 10 miles down the road called chatham. we spent time there today. a lot of tourists here wandering through the shops and cafes. there is a hardware store in the town. folks with stocking up on supplies. they've near
and jennifer lopez. >> i'm very nervous, because there's new judges, and i don't know i love jennifer lopez so i'm really scared to go in front of her. >> hopefully steven tyler digs me. i'm going to sing one of his tunes and j-lo has got my style. >> i'm beyond excited. >> reporter: for the judges optimism was the only ray of sunshine on this cloudy day. >> the chemistry will be there. i've known both jennifer and steven a long time individually so i think it's going to be really really cool, man and listen they are so super-stoked and charged to do this so i think it's going to be fun. >> it's just talking to kids that come here with a dream and a wish to do something and me just saying hey you know what you're great. >> reporter: more than 100 contestants set to show the judges what they've got the waiting was getting the best of them. >> i think i am nervous. the first round this time wasn't as unnerving because i've done it before, the second round whatever, but this one is like it's new judges
. police say a married couple robert and jennifer bates who lived several miles away for some reason drove to the area neighbors say was the crime scene. and a dea agent walking his dog end encountered the couple just before robert bathes shot his wife, according to the police. >> he told me get down. get the kids. make sure they are in their rooms. close the door. tell them not to come out. and then there was another shot. >> reporter: we're told as the agent ran into the house to get his badge and service weapon, the gunman then shot himself in the head. police have been called to the home in late june for a domestic dispute which resulted in the arrest of a husband, a protective order barring contact between the two was issued but expired prior to this morning's incident. the couple's two children have been staying with relatives. >>> police have released the name of the man officers shot after he pointed a handgun at them. 29-year-old john wesley wheeler of maryland. wheeler was shot near 2nd and c streets yesterday morning. he was taken to the hospital. tonight he is charged with assa
jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: michelle rhee was quiet as she walked into the meeting at high noon with vincent gray f the two squared off behind closed doors, they decided not to talk about it. a serious looking rhee looked on but let gray do all the talking. >> the chancellor and i just finished what i think was the a very productive meeting. wing we both fervently agree we want the best for our kids in the district of columbia. >> reporter: gray says this was in the a decision-making meeting. he says nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. we'll have those discussions in a later discussion but we did not talk about chancellor rhee staying or going. we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: despite repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the building. >> not making any comments other than the comments that the chairman made. >> reporter: gray did say no personnel decisions about his administration will be made until after the general election. parents we spoke with are divided over whether or not
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handed out. the rope is the endorsements are misleading. jennifer davis explains. >> reporter: the sample campaign ballots these volunteers are handing out are legal. but the attorney general says some handed and mailed out over the weekend were against the law because they were made to look like the official democratic party sample ballot but they were that this was com illegal,ibilitiantly illegal and in violation of state election laws because there was a committee put on that ballot, which doesn't exist of course it is not registered in the state of maryland. >> reporter: printing on the brochure says it was authorized by citizens for change and i nan named charles summer. >> i am not disputing that i consulted mr. summers in putting this together to let him know that protocol had to be followed in terms of people being on the front. i let him go and to say who he wanted to vote for. >> county council candidate jerry mathis says he didn't have to register with the state because he is one man, not an election committee. >> if it is misleading, we apologize for that. if we've done somet
. it has some strong we understands and rip currents as well. fox's jennifer davis is in cape cod where people say they're still bracing for the worst. >> reporter: even as earl continues to lose its strength, massachusetts governor says his state is preparing for a very serious storm. >> we've had them before and we'll have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain, earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as a popular summer vacation island spot of martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> we'll go out to a shelter that's been set up at the high school and assist them with snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod, good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all these other people out here. i. >> i mean if things happen, there's plenty of places to go around. i think we'll be okay. >> reporter: despite the imp
's jennifer davis is on the cape tonight. >> reporter: even as earl continues to lose its strength, massachusetts governor says his state is preparing for a very serious storm. >> we've had them before and we'll have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as a popular summer vacation island spot of martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> we'll go out to a shelter that's been set up at the high school and assist them with snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all these other people out here. >> i mean if things happen, there's plenty of places. so i think we'll be okay. >> reporter: despite the impending storm shops and restaurants were pretty busy with tourists. >> we're staying. >> reporter: any concerns?
the death of jennifer pettitte and her two daughters. they warned they would kill her husband and daughters if she called police. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house, that the people are in a car outside the bank, she's getting $15,000 to bring out to them, that if the police are told they will kill her children and the husband. >> the victim returned to her house where the suspects assaulted her and her daughters before torching the home killing them. her husband was severely beaten escaped. >>> still ahead on the edge, why lawmakers think too much power is being placed in one of the president's old friends. >> will you support repealing this law on tuesday and pledge to them that no american's life is more important than another? >> why the singing sensation lady gaga had a hard time getting her message across. >>> a nose piercing controversy in north carolina. aryana lacana wears her nose ring as a religious symbol. they're members of the charge of body modification. but the school dress code forbids such pie
. >> you're watching fox5 news at 10:00. >> please welcome to "american idol," steven tyler and jennifer lopez. >> reporter: "idol" 2.0, steven tyler and jennifer lopez joining randy jackson as the judges for season 10. >> being a part of something bigger than yourself. >> we're looking for the best "american idol" ever. >> reporter: a revamp for the show without simon. the question is, will it work. we're in studio b discussing the reinvention. joining us are our own "idol," you guys thanks for staying up late and coming in with us tonight. marcus, wake up down there. is that any indication? let's hit it off the bat. j-lo and stoerl, steven tyler, their names have been floated for awhile. is it going to put you to sleep? >> hey, number 1, i resent that. [laughter] >> and i can't even look at genie right now, because if i do, she'll make me laugh. >> why, marcus. >> i think it's going to be okay. i think it will be okay. i'm sure we'll get into some others. >> j-lo? j-lo, marcus, we're talking about "idol" finding talent. j-lo is an amazing woman in the industry, but vocally, she's an en
.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers start to see things pick up on what is normally a very lucrative weekend. this was his strangest labour day we
. >> reporter: a married couple, robert and jennifer bathes, who lived several miles away on erica drive for some reason had driven to this neighborhood in their ford sport utility vehicle. neighbors at the crime scene said a dea agent walking his dogs encountered the couple and saw robert baits holding a gun to his head. he turned the gun towards the unarm agent who backed away. jennifer baits ride to get out of the car and that's when the shots rang out. the agent started shouting loudly enough to shout to his neighbors. >> he was saying why did you kill her, why did you have to kill her. it call 911. >> the gunman shot himself in the head. >> when the federal agent got back to the scene, both the victim and the shooter were down. the agent kicked away the man's handgun just in case. local police arrived shortly thereafter. >> robert baits, the shooter was dead at the scene. his wife was transport today a local hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. police had been called to the baits home on erica drive on june 26th for a domestic dispute which resulted in the arrest of th
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
be it will be steven tyler or randy. jennifer's too, too nice. >> i think niceness is never a bad thing and i, it it's great there is going to be more nice. >> reporter: how season 10 plays out, no one knows. >> the chemistry is fantastic between them. >> reporter: travis orlando, the day's final performer, was the last to find out. >> i'll wait as long as it takes to see the judges and that is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. >> reporter: the judge's impressions of the jersey city auditions? >> they were on fire and spunky and crazy and over-the-top. >> reporter: very east coast, jennifer lopez chimed in, coming from the native new yorker. you hope that is a good thing. sherry lee, fox 5 news. >>> back to the wet weather we're experiencing all over the region and viewers sending in their weather photos. picture showing how much trouble the weather is caution. look at the backyard filling up with water and there is a person standing out there and i can't really see the person and the person said the house is at the bottom of the hit and -- hill and heading to deal, maryland, now n anne arundel county and
product safety commission. >>> steven tyler and jennifer lopez are making their debut on american idol. last hour, we introduced to you kelly powers. now we meet courtney scatter. >> i'm 19 years old. >> courtney salter hopes this american idol audition will be different. she tried out twice before y the second time i for got the words. >> reporter: she has never made it this far going before the idol judges in jersey city trying to get to hollywood. >> i know i just need just a couple of minutes. >> reporter: her knees shook anxiously waiting for her turn to perform. shelby casey is np us for her too. >> music is her life so we're really excited about this doesn't. this will change her whole world. >> reporter: court me has more than 20,000 follow ares on her youtube channel. american idol has 20 million. >> the contestanted this year more than ever have said they've grown up watching the show. >> reporter: with new judges steven tyler and jennifer lopez added to the mix, this year's contestanted aren't sure what to expect. >> i've been all so far, all of those things, tough easy and
jennifer lopez. rock and roll icon steven tyler and music movie superstar jennifer lopez say they're thrilled to join one of television's top shows. >> you know, it is being a part of something much bigger than yourself. >> i'm so excited to be here. i'm he so excited to work with all of you, to watch you grow and to watch the journey that we are about to take together. >> reporter: the celebrity judges join original and returning panel member randy jackson at the table. together, they're taking the competition for the next level. >> between the heart and passion and the street cred, this is going to be a richter scale event. >> i'm looking for the next michael jackson. i'm looking for -- we're looking like randy said for the best american idol ever. >> reporter: singers will be encouraged to sing inside their own genre, not having to spread their wings like they have in the past. there will be no celebrity guest judges this year. in inglewood, california, adam housley. >> interest with the no guest judges. >> the others were pretty big. thes
spoke in arlington where family members came together to celebrate the memories that live on. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: in the shadow of the pentagon under bright and sunny skies, the president and defense secretary joined 200 families to remember a day nine years ago when the world as we all knew it was forever changed. >> on a day much like this, the calm of a clear september morning was shattered by the worst act of terrorism in our nation's history. >> reporter: the president layed a wreath in memory of those who died that day. and while he didn't mention the controversy swirling around a florida paster who planned to burn the koran, he did appeal to the nation to honor the memory of those killed on 9/11 by valuing diversity and tolerance. >> as americans we are not and never will be at war with islam. it was not a religion that attacked us that september day, it was al-qaeda. >> reporter: once the official ceremony wraps up, the families search for the bench inscribed with the name of their loved one. >> i don't think you can move past the sadness. but when i come
earn less, 81 cents for every dollar a man earns. jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy godmother in del ray. they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out but i guess i am the dairy godmother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender cap gap at her operation but she is not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store i can't i am not viced that the gap andic it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: accord >> reporter: according to a new report, women earn 81 cents compared to a dollar if men. >> the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the yearly median income, that work out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year. >> disappointing as a woman. >> reporter: the report found men and women working in construction had the same median income but other industries didn't fare so well. >> i think that restaurant business is one of the pleas whe
after the november election. roll call reporter jennifer yakman tells us about what this means and what might happen. good morning. >> thank you for having me. >> they released this letter and the question is, is this grandstanding that they came out to the public, to the media? what can we make of this request now to have the trials before the election? >> well it's sort of unusual. the five republican members of the ethics committee which is eventually divided, five republicans and five democrats, issued a statement which they all signed criticisming general lostman for not having scheduled the trial before the elections. >> and they are saying this is fully up to her. there was talk by democratic leaders over the weekend that there were problems scheduling the hearings. >> the republicans came out and denied that yesterday and said we're willing to do this in october when the house is out of session, we just need democrats to set the time for the trials. >> in the interest of transparency and fairness, this panel is saying the american public should know this before the november elec
an hour. rhee was a staunch supporter of mayor adrian fenty in the election. fox 5's jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: michelle rhee was quiet walking into the meeting at high noon with d.c. council chair vincent gray and if the two squared off behind closed doors, they decided not to talk about it. after the meeting a serious looking rhee looked on but let gray do all the talking. >> the chancellor and i just finished what i think was a very productive meeting. i think one of the things we both fervently agree upon is we want the best for our kids. >> reporter: gray says this was more of a philosophical discussion about public schools in general. he says nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. >> we will have those conversations in a later discussion, but we did not talk about chancellor rhee staying or going. we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: dispute repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the wilson building. >> not making any comments, just the comments that the chairman pay. >> reporter: g
web site with a news conference to follow. rumors have been swirling that singers jennifer lopez and stephen tyler will join original judge randy jack on on the panel for idol's tenth season. don't you think it's got to be them? they are at only ones we've heard about. >> j-lo is a sure thing. randy is a sure thing. >> a sure thing is we'll have heat and humidity again. >> just for a couple of days. not like july and august where it is around here for days and days. it is the kind of late summertime heat. i don't think we'll be complaining too much but it will be noticeably more humid and warmer than yesterday. speaking of yesterday, yesterday, yesterday's high was 80 degrees. yesterday was gorgeous. dulles, 80 degrees as well. bwi marshall as 77. i mentioned it will be a good 10 degrees warmer. so noticeably warmer this afternoon. more humid for the next couple of days. when i mention humidity, that is by september standards. it won't be anything too unbearable out here. 69degrees at reagan national. we are warmer than we were 24 hours ago. 66 currently in annapolis. a few 50s o
the best at jennifer's shop? >> our vanilla cupcakes do outsell our chocolate cupcakes. but we also have one that is a very prominent seller which is our red velvet. and i think that that actually incorporates the best of both. because it's considered a vanilla-based cake but it has cocoa powder in it as well. >> troy: since the vanilla orchid is technically a vine, it's often grown on the cacao tree. so maybe the flavors really are best when mixed together. >> mwanzaa: that wraps up our show. but we'll be back soon with more "teen kids news." >> jessica: thanks for joining us, and have a great week! it was more surreal than anything. you're under fire. you're getting blown up. there's definitely adrenaline. there was the explosion, and i remember just opening my eyes, and it got both of my legs. i had surgery after surgery, you know, i was on a lot of pain medicine. "what's going to happen next? and how long am i going to be here?" the wounded warrior project dropped off a backpack for me. and it had everything in there that i could possibly have needed at that time. peer visitors, peop
but was a little stiff. she scored 18 out of 30 points. jennifer gray got the top scores. >> well of course. >> she should. >> handicapping it from the beginning. you have to go with jennifer gray. >> come on, who puts baby in the corning. that's fun. i don't know how those regular people -- that would be like me or you getting out there and doing this ballroom stuff. >> i would have been kicked off just from the reviews. >> but she's saying it's remarkable that some of these people -- >> they are transform and they are dancers. some better than others obviously. but cool. >> go for it. >> you ever notice they pick people out of work to do the show because of hours of training they put in. >> it takes a lot of work to do that and do it well. >>> listen, let's talk about what is going on with the weather. we have cool conditions out there this morning. it will be a nice day today. here is a look at the regional temperatures. across the mid-atlantic and northeast. 57 degrees here in washington. 59 in new york city. boston is at 52. pittsburgh, p.a., 50 degrees. warmer air down to the south. norfolk,
's table next season. of course the long rumored lineup is randy jackson, jennifer lopez and steven tyler. we'll see if that is going to come to be, a big press conference today. >>> in the meantime, this is the last full day of summer. >> it's the last day of summer. yesterday was the last full day. >> we have until 11:09 to enjoy it and we are with nice temperatures. >> you got it. it will be warm around here. high temperatures around 90 or so. let's get to it. so after enjoying temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s, today will feel downright warm. humidity is 71%. winds out of the south and west at 7. pressure is up 30.11 inches. look ago the -- looking at the satellite radar, conditions continue. off to the north and west, we have a few clouds out there. and a weak cold front will approach from the north and west later this afternoon. so the possibility is out there that we could see a couple of scattered showers or thunderstorms late tonight. most of the area should remain dry but there is the possibility of showers. and it will be hot for the last day of summer and winds light o
, was a supporter of mayor fenty during the election and jennifer davis has more on this. >> reporter: the big question everyone's been asking is will michelle rhee stay honest when vincent gray is rung the city. the two sat down and the only news is no news to report. michelle rhee was quiet as she walked into the meeting at high noon with the d.c. council chair have an sent gray and as the two scared -- squared off, they decided not to talk about it. after the meeting, a serious looking rhee looked on and let gray do all the talking. >> the chance that finished was a productive meeting and what we agree upon, we want the best for our kids in the district of columbia. >> reporter: gray said that this is not a decision-making meeting but a philosophical discussion in general and said nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. >> we'll have those conversations inar later discussion and we did not talk about chancellor rhee, we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: despite repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the wil
. the move comes as congress debates how best to grow the economy and get people back to work. jennifer davis has the story. >> reporter: president obama introduces the nation to his long-time friend, harvard professor elizabeth warren. he says she'll be a fierce advocate for all americans especially the middle class. >> the consumer financial protection bureau will be a watch dog for the american consumer. >> reporter: critics object to the fact that warren's being appoint the as the presidential advisor which by passes the senate confirmation process. others say like this administration, she's too tough on business. >> never before has federal policy been so hostile to small business. on the very businesses that we count on to help grow us out of recessions. >> reporter: the other big washington debate, what to do about tax cuts set to expire at end of the year. >> i am urging the leaders of the other party to stop holding middle class tax cuts hostage and extend this relief to families immediately. >> reporter: but as newly released figures so consumer confidence unexpectedly worsened in s
weigh 20. the folks at the sheltver named him. thomas. this is thomas with officer jennifer gardener in his new temporary home. the washington humane society shelter on georgia avenue. the tiny poodle-schnauzer mix is making new friends. >> we named him yesterday and named him thomas. >> why thomas? >> after the maintenance man who found him. >> reporter: the dog was found behind the douglas-knoll apartment complex. the cage is next to the dumpster and wreaks of feces and urine. rena kelly was with the maintenance naman who discovered the dog. >> we were cleaning around the dumpster and heard something crying. the gentleman climbed over and pulled it out and put it inside and i went in and called animal control. >> reporter: his hair was matted and dirty and he's been shaved and groomed. people who live in the apartment building where he was found are outraged he was tossed out and left to die. >> what? how can someone do it to the dog? maybe someone couldn't pay the rent for the dog. they charge you rent around here. >> reporter: whatever the reason, that is a crime, misdemeanor an
. >>> jennifer lopez has signed on to be a judge of american idol. it is reported that lopez signed a one-year deal for just over $12 million. the sources connected to hit show say. >>> that's it for the 6:00 hour. now it's time to say good morning to allison and steve. >>> results are in for primary races in maryland and the district. and the biggest headline here is gray has defeated fenty for the mayor's race. we'll hear from gray and look at what fenty's next step might be. >>> and a long expected matchup of the governor races are set and several politicians know who they are facing off against. >>> one of the biggest headlines on the national front is a tea party upset in delaware. we have live team coverage breaking down the biggest races and you'll find results scin
asgood days. >> thank you. >>> and now to the talk of the town on tmz, it's a done deal is. jennifer lopez will be sitting at the "american idol" judge's table for auditions next week. dax holt is live in l.a. and thank you for joining us, is this a long-term deal? >> it's for a year and she's getting paid $12 million, doing "american idol" for the next year and sounds like a couple extra perks with the job and sounds like someone was trying to sabotage her and one of the employees is liking information to the news media saying she was a diva and that she wanted crazy demands and that is why they were not going to sign her have well and everyone that we know, said that is not the case and it's a matter of doing the contract and it takes some time to do negotiations and that is why that took so long and see how she does. >> she's no stranger, she has been there to perform and help out the contestants. any idea who else might be at that table with her? >> reporter: it's still looking like steven tyler and randy jackson. so, you will see randy come back but steven tyler is the other big
. jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: a group of 30 religious leaders, including priests, rabbis and preachers are meeting in d.c. they want to make it clear that while there are deaf rens in their belief, they're coming together to deject and denounce hateful anti-muslim rhetoric. the group of leaders joined to where they crafted a joint statement calling for respect of what one of america's greatest items are, freedom of religious and they talking with the attorney general this afternoon. in light of a surge and attacks on muslims around the country, the controversy about the building of a mosque near ground zero and now the florida pastor's plans to burn the q'uran, they want to talk with the attorney general about spins the department of justice can take against anti-muslim hate and acts of violence. the faith group said as we approach the anniversary of 9/11, muslims and america are growing scared and religious leaders are growing concerned. >> america was not built on hatred but love. if we get away from that and try to give that message out to the world, it's the wrong me
, jennifer davis, fox 5 news. >> great idea. the group will make personalized pillows for children over the age of 6. to find the armed services ymca closest to you, to request a quilt or volunteer to make bun, go to www.myfoxdc.com and we will connect you. just click on web links. >>> thanks for joining us tonight at 5:00. the news edge at 6:00 starts right now. >>> first of all, they said it was a bogus ballot. you tell me what the real ballot is. will the real ballot stand up. >> reporter: major election controversy is brewing in maryland tonight. the source a controversial sample ballot that some say is fake. e
. jennifer lopez and steven tyler are widely rumored to be new judges. >> it will be interesting to see. >> it will be. and as we were discussing, we'll see which of the two come out but you have to have somebody in there that has the music knowledge. >> because we're talking about the careers of these kids. somebody needs to know what is going on. and we'll see if we see a scowl there too. let's look at our national satellite shot. we have clear conditions and down in the southwestern gulf, there is a system there we are watching closely. it has a 60% chance of becoming tropical. so we're not sure how it will develop. it's not quite very well organized right now. but as it moves into the warmer waters, things could definitely change. other than that, we have precipitation over the upper midwest and for us we can have conditions across the board. let's look at our two-day forecast. so for holiday monday, we're talking nothing but sunshine. very comfortable. a high of 85 degrees. it would be warmer than it is today. and our overnight low will be 67. and then on tuesday, warming up to 89
and then pointed the gun at the agent but seconds later shot jennifer bates and the agent started yelling. >> he yelled why did you have to call her. call 911. >> mr. bates shot his wife. a protective order was issued, but recently expired. >>> police have released the name of a man shot by officers in the district. it is 29-year-old john wesley wheeler of suitland, maryland. police say they shot wheeler near 2nd and c. street at he pointed a handgun at them. he's charged with assault with intent to kill and carrying a license and other counts. >>> two major animal rescues in our area. one was taken from a medical testing lab and the other from a dogfighting operation. matt acland has the story. >> reporter: this is undercover video taken by peta at a lab in gates county, north carolina. peta said the workers were mistreating cats, dogs and rabbits. after this was released, the debit of agriculture launched an investigation and the lab released the animals. some of them were brought to the animal rescue league. >> this is a case of about 200 animals in northeastern north carolina and just a horr
? there is speculation that jennifer lopez and steven tyler will join the judge and the winner as i see it, right, randy jackson, or are you the winner, on the panel for the 10th season. we'll find out when it is announced in a live webcast at 1:00 p.m. with a news conference to follow. we'll have a link on myfoxdc.com. >> you wonder if he's like i'm the survivor, the original. or do you think he's been like i've had my resume out there for so many years. >> it's weird how you do have that feeling. >> i don't want to suggest that the list you have is wrong but i want to mention that immediately after the show today i have to catch a private jet to l.a., just want to tell you. >> all right. well we'll look forward to seeing you at 1:00 at the news conference. >> how surprised would we about? >> wouldn't it be crazy? >> we'd be so happy. >> so isn't it funny that the steven tyler puts them in the put it in your place judge. >> i bet they're saying no one is replacing simon and this is a new group of judges. >> but don't you want to show how -- >> yes you do. >>> let's take a look at the regional temperatu
's not yet official but it looks like jennifer lopez will be the next judge on "american idol." tmz reports the pop diva has all but signed on the bottom line to seal the deal in time for the launch of season 10. the entertainment side reports the paperwork is expected to be filed next week. lopez will come on board on the heels of simon cowell, ellen degeneres and kara. >>> one of the biggest rumors of the 1960s was that paul mccartney, the cute beatle, died in a car crash. fans spent years checking album covers and songs. the rumors died down eventually but now a new documentary says the fans were right all along and that mccartney did die and was replaced by a look a like. the source, alleged beatle george harrison. you can judge when the documentary plays at a beatle's festival. joining us is the director, joel gilbert. thank you for coming in today. >> thanks for having me. >> this is the thing that was interesting that stirred things up, the two audio cassettes delivered in the summer of 2005 to hollywood labeled the last testament of george harrison. talk about those tapes and how th
next season. season ten. rock 'n' roll icon steven tyler and movie star jennifer lopez will join randy jackson on the panel. their job will begin next week as they begin to send contestants through to the next round. there will be no celebrity guest judges because everybody is a celebrity. idol season 10 officially begins in january. >> that's coming up soon. >>> new parents should be listening up because millions of cans of baby formula are being recalled. we'll tell you why coming up. >>> and in fredericksberg, they are ready to check out octoberfest. >>> and we are helping out the good folks at children's national medical center as we team up with mix 107.3. give yourself a hand. thank you for volunteering. trying to raise some money for the hospital. the radio station holding a radiothon. we are partnering with them. we'll check in with tony in a few minutes. you can help out by calling 877- 999-1073 or go online to mix 107.3.com. we're back after this. to me a great fashion story is about taking what's out there and making it work for my readers. at the magazine, i'm all about hel
for a free t-shirt i guess. >> he married his wife jennifer last november and is in hurry to return to combat. >> it's not a good thing. >> reporter: and he said he doesn't feel like a hero. >> no more than any other member in the united states service military today. >> reporter: the staff sergeant is currently stationed in italy. he'll receive a medal at the white house sometime in the future. >> great story. >>> we still have a lot nor coming up on thursday morning. the american history museum gets a $5 million donation. find out what the money is for. >>> and the greek festival at saint constantines church and we'll check in with holly is doing cooking and eating this morning into and american idol cooking things out. but now idol homefuls can audition on myspace by submitting a video 40 seconds or left. some of you will be given a golden ticket to the contest. stay with us. it's 8:00 1-on 8:21. well, are you going to pick it or not? it's not ready yet. (announcer) tim and richard smucker grew up learning that you have to pick fruit at the peak of perfection if you want jam to taste extra
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